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111th Day Of Lockdown

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Resul has tentatively titled the film Piharwa, meaning beloved

Oscar winning sound designer Resul Pookutty dons the director's hat

The script is based on Captain ‘Baba’ Harbhajan Singh, an Indian army soldier who served between June 30, 1965 and December 1, 2006

  Spain's former monarch King Juan Carlos I. (AP)

Once a hero, once a king: Juan Carlos' reputation reduced to tatters

In recent years, suspicions about Juan's opaque fortune and his links with the Gulf monarchies have tarnished the legacy of the sovereign

 This combination photo shows the cover art for "Too Much and Never Enough: How My Family Created the World’s Most Dangerous Man", left, and a portrait of author Mary L. Trump, Ph.D. The book, written by the niece of President Donald J. Trump, was originally set for release on July 28, but will now arrive on July 14. (via AP)

Mary Trump's book offers scathing portrayal of her uncle, the US president

The book is the second insider account in two months to paint a deeply unflattering portrait of US president Donald Trump

In addition to her superseding identity of India’s Tiger Princess, Nath leads multiple lives — as a scientist, conservationist, wildlife photographer, author, and researcher.

Latika Nath, the 'Tiger Princess' in a male-dominated world of wildlife conservation

India’s first woman wildlife biologist to hold a doctorate on tigers talks about making it in male-dominated field of tiger conservation

World

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JuD chief Hafiz Saeed being produced at a court in Lahore. (PTI)

Pakistan restores bank accounts of Mumbai terror attack accused Hafiz Saeed

Saeed's bank accounts were frozen by the Pakistani government complying with the UNSC resolution

Merlion park in Singapore. (AFP)

Singapore deports 10 Indians, bars their re-entry for violating circuit breaker rules

The Indian nationals, holding student or work passes, were caught having a social gathering at a rented apartment on May 5

A Mumbai Municipal Corp. worker fumigates a street in Mumbai, India, Wednesday, June 10, 2020. While 2019 was the worst year on record for global dengue cases, experts fear an even bigger surge is possible because their efforts to combat it were hampered by restrictions imposed during the coronavirus pandemic. (AP)

Dengue prevention efforts worldwide stifled by coronavirus pandemic

With healthcare systems crumbling in countries around the world, experts say they aren’t sure how world would be able to handle this load

Business

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 Reliance Industries said Qualcomm Inc’s investment arm will buy a 0.15% stake in its digital unit Jio Platforms. (PTI Photo)

Qualcomm-Jio deal: 5G wireless tech company to invest Rs 730 crore in RIL unit

The partnership will help Jio Platforms to “roll out advanced 5G infrastructure and services for Indian customers”, Reliance said

Award of new contracts could fall by at least 7-9 per cent in 2021, with manufacturing, travel, airlines, hospitality and retail to be the most adversely hit, Icra said.

Technology sector set for 3 per cent revenue dip in FY21: Rating agency Icra

“The sector is expected to grow at -3 per cent - nil in FY21 versus earlier expectation of 6-8 per cent,” the agency said in a report.

 Gold prices edged higher on Monday, holding above the key $1,800-per-ounce level. (PTI Photo)

Gold ticks higher on worries over rising COVID-19 cases

Physical gold sold at a premium in India driven by plunging imports and a near halt in smuggling that offset impact of high unemployment

Sports

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The 43-year-old has now qualified for the world’s toughest bicycle race, the Race Across America (RAAM), next year

Pedalling to success: Hyderabadi cyclist qualifies for world’s toughest bicycle race

Anand states that riding long hours on a trainer requires tremendous mental tenacity apart from being physically fit.

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10 Pakistan cricketers test positive for coronavirus

The players and officials would now assemble in Lahore and another round of tests would be carried out on June 25

 NASCAR has launched an investigation after a noose was found in the garage stall of Bubba Wallace. (AP Photo)

NASCAR investigating noose found in Bubba Wallace garage at Alabama race

On Twitter, Wallace said “the despicable act of racism and hatred leaves me incredibly saddened"

Science

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Coronavirus-dengue combination will be fatal for Indians. Here's why

Virologist Shahid Jameel estimated that India gets about 100,000 to 200,000 confirmed cases of dengue each year.

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DGCI okays Itolizumab drug for restricted emergency use on COVID patients

Biocon, a domestic biopharmaceutical company, has been manufacturing and marketing the drug.

A woman displays information on her phone while checking in to be tested at a COVID-19 testing center at Lincoln Park. (AFP)

We can now trap coronavirus in this 'catch and kill' air filter

According to a recent study, the device killed 99.8 per cent of the novel coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2, in a single pass through its filter

Life

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Dr Harikishan Boorugu, who is a general physician, agrees to the need for extra precautionary arrangements for children and the elderly

COVID out there? Here's what doctors suggest to stay safe

Those who have been ensuring proper care and hygiene have been preparing for the possibilities of a COVID-19 infection

The charade of proving points to other people about your love for your loved ones is such an absurdity

Put down the phone, be with your loved ones in real time

It is important to spend quality time with loved ones rather than celebrate them just on social media

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Yin & Yang | Sex isn't about quantity, so stop counting

Dr Narayana Reddy answers your queries on sex, sexuality and relationship

Relationship

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The cons of quarantine

With domestic violence on the rise amidst lockdown, one must consider being empathetic, understanding and sensitive towards others

The modern woman is pushing so hard at the regressive boundaries that shackle her, never mind all her equal capabilities and abilities to a man. Why so?

Nisha Jamwal | No respite for women

In spite of the unending conversation about equality in India, our patriarchal society still presents challenges

A smart way to deal with a bully is to gang up with family and friends and confront the bully.

How to deal with the bully in your life

While rectifying the bully in one’s life is not an option, there are multiple other tricks that one can adopt to tackle them better.

Metros

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BJP leader Kirit Somaiya. BJP claimed that one more critical Covid-19 patient went missing from a hospital and his body was later found 200 meters away from the hospital. (PTI Photo)

COVID patient dies few hours after fleeing hospital, Somaiya demands inquiry

Local residents recorded a video of the man struggling to breathe, and said they called the authorities several times

A 20-year-old cancer patient  allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself at the civic run King Edward Memorial (KEM) Hospital in Mumbai. (Photo-Social Media)

Cancer patient commits suicide in Mumbai hospital

The man hanged himself from a window grill by using his bed sheet, a police official said

Every day, funeral processions are telecast on local cable TV channels in the Charminar area of the Old City.  (DC Photo: SSR)

As death reigns in Old City of Hyderabad, burials go on into the night

With up to 30 deaths reported every day, the Shia community has run out of burial space

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